WorldCat Identities

Walker, Jane (Jane Alison)

Overview
Works: 94 works in 511 publications in 8 languages and 9,154 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Trivia and miscellanea  Atlases  Children's atlases  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: G1021, 912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Walker
100 things you should know about knights & castles by Jane Walker( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wide ranging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Egypt. 100 Things You Should Know series presents a collection of facts about medieval knights and their way of life, the castles in which they lived, and the society of which they were a prominent part, and offers quizzes and instructions for making related projects. It offers a wide ranging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Egypt. The series opens up to children the fascinating world of science. Children will gain a valuable appreciation of the basics of science and its impact on their world, as well as seeing science at work firsthand, in simple experiments and activities. Detailed artwork illustrates more complex topics, helping children to absorb information with ease. Exactly 100 numbered facts will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through each book, while hilarious facts and brilliantly drawn cartoons add an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 Things You Should Know has all the ingredients for a perfect introduction to the key scientific subjects.--
100 things you should know about ancient Egypt by Jane Walker( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 things you should know about Ancient Egypt introduces you to one of the most fascinating civilizations of all time. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed artwork reveal the secrets at the heart of ancient Egypt. Throughout there are puzzles, quizzes, and projects, write your name in heiroglyphs, design an Egption banquet, and make a magic eye charm. So discover how mummies were made, unravel the puzzle of the pyramids, and discover who's who in ancient Egypt!
Earthquakes by Jane Walker( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the forces that cause earthquakes; famous earthquakes in history; the possible environmental effects, such as global warming; and earthquake predictions and precautions
Avalanches and landslides by Jane Walker( Book )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the causes, effects, and consequences of avalanches and landslides. Includes historical facts and patterns, as well as an examination of humankind's role in causing these disasters. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Tidal waves and flooding by Jane Walker( Book )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines tidal waves and the flooding they cause, as well as other kinds of floods and their causes. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Famine, drought, and plagues by Jane Walker( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly examines the causes, effects, and consequences of famine, drought, and plague and the role humans play in these disasters
Oil spills by Jane Walker( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes specific oil spills such as the one caused by the Exxon Valdez, examines their effects on the environment, and discusses efforts to prevent future disasters
The ozone hole by Jane Walker( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the function of ozone in the atmosphere, the causes and impact of a depleted ozone layer, and ways of dealing with this problem
Vanishing habitats and species by Jane Walker( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the destruction of various kinds of habitat around the world resulting from man's effect on the environment. Discusses the destruction of forests, wetlands, coral reefs and causes of pollution. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Atmosphere in danger by Jane Walker( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different parts of the atmosphere, identifies sources of air pollution, and discusses global warming, the ozone layer, acid rain, smog, and corrective actions
Knights and castles by Jane Walker( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers information on knights and castles, including why castles were built, how castles were built, and how knights practiced for battle
First fun encyclopedia by Jane Walker( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents illustrated articles, alphabetically arranged, on a wide variety of topics
Scholastic atlas of the world by Philip Steele( )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly updated to reflect cultural and political changes around the globe, this is the ideal portable atlas for today's student. Includes more than 80 maps, hundreds of color photos, and thousands of statistics
Fascinating facts about sharks by Jane Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, young readers will learn about why a shark lowers its fins and arches its back, which shark glows in the dark, and which shark is known as the garbage can of the sea
Air by Jane Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses hurricanes, tornadoes, sandstorms, poisonous gas clouds, heatwaves, and other disasters involving the atmosphere, describing how they are predicted and tracked and what measures are taken against them
Volcanoes by Jane Walker( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how and why volcanoes errupt, describes effects of their erruption on the environment, and suggests how predicting their activity may prevent catastrophies
Fascinating facts about the seashore by Jane Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The solar system by Jane Walker( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores our solar system, looking at its structure, the development of knowledge and exploration, and the characteristics of the planets. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Ancient Egypt by Jane Walker( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HISTORY. Exactly 100 facts are covered by 100 topics, each with 10 key points that provide a simple but memorable handle on the subject. Fascinating information panels as well as extended captions amplify this quick fire approach. Ages 7+
Fascinating facts about the solar system by Jane Walker( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses several facts about the solar system including how the planets received their names, which planet has about eighteen moons, and which planet is also known as a star
 
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100 things you should know about knights & castles
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100 things you should know about ancient EgyptEarthquakesAvalanches and landslidesTidal waves and floodingFamine, drought, and plaguesOil spillsThe ozone holeVanishing habitats and species
Alternative Names
Walker, Jane

Walker, Jane Alison.

ווקר, ג'ין

워커, 제인

ウォーカー, ジェーン

Languages
English (237)

French (34)

Spanish (30)

Chinese (9)

Japanese (4)

Malay (2)

Polish (2)

Hebrew (2)